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Gardaí investigating after brick thrown through FG Cork candidate's office window
Tánaiste Simon Coveney called the incident “a kind of thuggery” that “should not be part of elections or politics”.
New law will allow missing persons' families apply for 'presumption of death order'
The legislation will mean the affairs of a missing person who is presumed dead can be put in order.
Drug that reduces the urge to drink alcohol to be available from HSE
The drug is aimed at people who drink the equivalent of half a bottle of wine or three pints every day.
Nurses 'demoralised again' as HSE gains 11% more senior managers in four years
The number of nurses fell in the same period by almost 3%.
HSE accepts that hiring staff internally without interview isn't "desirable"
A senator had called for a review of how the HSE hires internally.
Here are the TDs and Senators who are likely to sit on the banking inquiry
Who is in the running to be part of an unprecedented Oireachtas inquiry into the collapse of the Irish banking system? We’ve been finding out.
Seanad to debate law on management of missing persons' estates
Fine Gael senator Colm Burke said the legislation would provide clarity for the families of those who have gone missing.
The Seanad is coming back on 20 August to debate transplant legislation
Minister for Health James Reilly had best not book any holidays…
Agency contracts for junior doctors could cost €21 million this year
The Fine Gael Seanad spokesperson on health says that Ireland has been ‘over-reliant’ on foreign doctors.
Survey: Majority of medical students plan to leave Ireland after internships
A Fine Gael senator says we need a national debate to figure out why young trainee doctors are so keen to emigrate.